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Re: NTFS file time
- To: "Carl Osterwisch" <email@example.com>, firstname.lastname@example.org
- Subject: Re: NTFS file time
- From: "Pierre A. Humblet" <Pierre.Humblet@eurecom.fr>
- Date: Thu, 25 Mar 1999 20:03:24 -0500
At 02:55 PM 3/25/99 -0500, Carl Osterwisch wrote:
>I encountered a strange problem today while using "cp -pu" to backup
>my local NTFS files to a remote samba drive. The cygnus tools (ls and
>cp anyway) are not consistently reading and preserving the file's
>modification time. In some cases there is a discrepancy of a two
>seconds compared with what Win Explorer reports.
I have a similar experience moving files from a Sun to Cygwin, using tar.
On the Sun:
1-chablis$ find xxx -printf "%f %t\n"
xxx Thu Mar 25 19:32:57 1999
On Cygwin, after tar, ftp & untar from Sun to Cygwin
~: find xxx -printf "%f %t\n"
xxx Thu Mar 25 19:32:56 1999
The problem doesn't seem to happen in the other direction.
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